Fujifilm X-A10 Review

Overall 45
Imaging 13
Features 40
Size 82
Price 0

Main Features

  • 16.0 MP APS-C CMOS sensor
  • ISO 200 - 6400 (Expands to 100 - 25600)
  • Image Stabilization: No
  • 3″ Tilting Screen
  • ViewFinder: No
  • 6.0 fps Continuous Shooting
  • Video: 1920 x 1080 (30p. 25p, 24p), 1280 x 720 (60p, 50p,24p)
  • Built-in Wireless: Yes
  • Dimensions: 117 x 67 x 40 mm
  • Weight: 331 g
  • Environmental Sealing: No
  • Built-in GPS: No

Fujifilm X-A10 Summary

This review is devoted to X-A10 that Fujifilm has first introduced to the public in Dec 01, 2016. This model is a Entry-Level Mirrorless camera with a resolution of 16.0 MP and a APS-C (23.6 x 15.6 mm) sized CMOS sensor.

In Entry-Level Mirrorless cameras (Top 10 MirrorLess Cameras) this model has taken rank #138 out of 180. Its Overall Score has reached 45/100 and it takes a rank of #365 out of 1174 in all Cameras.

Fujifilm X-A10 Compared to other MirrorLess Cameras

Now let's delve into more details of our Fujifilm X-A10 review by assessing its features and specs, as well as checking what pros and cons it has compared to other average products in this category.

PROs

  • Screen Type: Tilting
  • Sensor Size: APS-C
  • AutoFocus Face Detection: Yes
  • Number Of Focus Points: 49
  • Viewfinder: No
  • Continuous Shooting: 6.0 fps
  • Built-In Flash: Yes
  • Timelapse Recording: Yes
  • Wireless Connectivity: Built-In
  • Battery Life: 410 shots

CONs

  • Touch Screen: No
  • Viewfinder Coverage: No
  • Viewfinder Magnification: No
  • Image Stabilization: No
  • External Flash: No
  • Af Phase Detection: No
  • Microphone Port: No

Complete Comparison of Fujifilm X-A10 With Other Cameras in Entry-Level Mirrorless Category

In this part of our review, we are going to take a closer look at the technical specs and features presented in Fujifilm X-A10. In addition, we are going to define the main pros and cons of this model and, based on this info, compare it to other average Entry-Level Mirrorless cameras.

Physical Characteristics Of Fujifilm X-A10

Fujifilm X-A10 has the following external dimensions 117 x 117 x 40 mm (46.06 x 26.38 x 15.75″) with the weight of 331 g.

The typical weight for average Entry-Level Mirrorless type cameras is 319g. If we compare the average indicator to the weight of Fujifilm X-A10, we can conclude that this model is heavier than many other similar products.

Talking about the camera’s thickness, it is worth saying that Fujifilm X-A10 has about an average thickness compared to other average cameras from this class. Its thickness is 40mm.

Look at the pictures below to see the front and top view of Fujifilm X-A10 with the indication of this model’s dimensions:

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If you want to have a better idea of how big the Fujifilm X-A10 is, look at the pictures below to see how big it is compared to a credit card and a AA type battery.

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Finally, let's check how different are the weight and thickness of the Fujifilm X-A10 compared to other models from this class of cameras presented by the brand’s competitors:

Battery

Fujifilm X-A10 — 410 shots
Min: 210 shots
Average: 338 shots
Max: 650 shots

Thickness

Fujifilm X-A10 — 40 mm
Min: 23 mm
Average: 40 mm
Max: 85 mm

Weight

Fujifilm X-A10 — 331 g
Min: 180 g
Average: 319 g
Max: 561 g

Unfortunately, Fujifilm X-A10 comes without a waterproof feature, so if you want it to serve well and last longer, you will have to use it very carefully and avoid water.

Unfortunately, Fujifilm X-A10 comes without a dustproof feature, so if you want it to serve well and last longer, you will have to use it very carefully and protect your camera from external threats such as dust.

Fujifilm X-A10 Photo and Sensor Features

Fujifilm X-A10 boasts of a resolution of 16.0 MP and is equipped with a APS-C (23.6 x 15.6 mm) sized CMOS sensor.

The base of Fujifilm X-A10 has the following ISO range 200 - 6400 and it also comes with a possibility of extending this indicator to 100 - 25600.

Also, this model comes with the support of the RAW file. This gives you more opportunities in terms of further processing of your files as you can pick to save them in a RAW format.

Fujifilm X-A10 features a 16.0 MP APS-C sensor, which is not a good pick for high-quality and detailed pictures. However, we have an alternative option for you if you were looking for higher resolution.

Now let’s check how we can compare the size of APS-C sensor featured in Fujifilm X-A10 with other standard sensor sizes.

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Other Characteristics And Features of Fujifilm X-A10

LCD and ViewFinder

Fujifilm X-A10 is equipped with a Tilting 3" LCD screen. The resolution of this model’s screen reaches 1,040k dots.

In addition, this model comes with a built-in ViewFinder.

Max Shutter speed

Some of the other highlights of Fujifilm X-A10 are its 6.0 fps max speed and 1/4000 sec max shutter speed, which allow you to shoot continuously.

Flash

Unlike some other cameras from this category, X-A10 unfortunately, is not equipped with a built-in flash.

Focusing

In addition, X-A10 has a Face detection AF feature that quickly finds the faces that appear within the frame range and locks the focus on them automatically.

Video Features

As for the video quality characteristics of Fujifilm X-A10, it gives you a possibility to shoot videos at the highest resolution of 0 x 1080 You also have enough flexibility in terms of how you can save your files. Namely, Fujifilm X-A10 allows you to save files in H.264 formats.

Fujifilm X-A10 is not equipped with any ports that would allow you to connect external headphones and microphones to it.

Connectivity and Storage

One more advantage of Fujifilm X-A10 is its embedded wireless (Wi-Fi) connectivity. This feature makes it possible to share files with suitable devices without the necessity to connect them physically.

In addition, X-A10 is equipped with its USB 2.0 or HDMI ports that make it possible to connect X-A10 with suitable external devices.

Battery Life

In concordance with generally accepted CIPA standards, the battery featured in Fujifilm X-A10 provides a shooting life of 410, while the average battery life of cameras in this class is 338 shots.

Compared to all models in the Entry-Level Mirrorless category, Fujifilm X-A10 offers the highest battery life that reaches 410 shots.

How Good is Fujifilm X-A10 for Different Types of Photography?

In this part of our review, we are going to focus on Fujifilm X-A10’s performance in various fields of photography. Each sub-section stands for a specific photography area. In every part, we will review Fujifilm X-A10’s name performance and give it an overall score. This first spider web graph indicates how we can compare the X-A10 to the average MirrorLess camera.

Hover your mouse over the points to see the score details for each photography type.

Fujifilm X-A10 for Portrait Photography

After carefully reviewing how well Fujifilm X-A10 performs Portrait Photography, we gave it a score of 69. Compared to scores of other cameras from the same class, Fujifilm X-A10 can be called a Strong model for this type of photography.

If the score of this model doesn’t impress you and you are still looking for a model that is better suited for Portrait Photography, we recommend you to check out our Top 10 Cameras for Portrait Photography.

Advantages:

  • Large APS-C (23.6 x 15.6 mm) sensor
  • Face Detection Focusing

Disadvantages:

  • No Image Stabilization

Fujifilm X-A10 for Street Photography

After carefully reviewing how well Fujifilm X-A10 performs Street Photography, we gave it a score of 52. Compared to scores of other cameras from the same class, Fujifilm X-A10 can be called a Strong model for this type of photography.

Advantages:

  • Live View
  • Large APS-C(23.6 x 15.6 mm) sensor

Disadvantages:

  • Big size (117 x 67 x 40 mm)
  • No Built-in View Finder
  • No Image Stabilization

Fujifilm X-A10 for Sports Photography

After carefully reviewing how well Fujifilm X-A10 performs Sports Photography, we gave it a score of 39. Compared to scores of other cameras from the same class, Fujifilm X-A10 can be called a 39 model for this type of photography.

Advantages:

  • No View Finder

Disadvantages:

  • Slow Continuous Shooting (6.0 fps)
  • No Environmental Sealing
  • Slow Max Shutter Speed (1/4000s)
  • Smal Number of autofocus Points (49)
  • Bad Max Native ISO (6400)
  • Small battery life (410 shots)

Fujifilm X-A10 for Daily Photography

After carefully reviewing how well Fujifilm X-A10 performs Daily Photography, we gave it a score of 17. Compared to scores of other cameras from the same class, Fujifilm X-A10 can be called a Underclass model for this type of photography.

Advantages:

  • Large APS-C (23.6 x 15.6 mm) sensor
  • Built-in Flash
  • Live View
  • Wireless Connectivity
  • Video is available

Disadvantages:

  • No Built-in View Finder

Fujifilm X-A10 for Landscape Photography

After carefully reviewing how well Fujifilm X-A10 performs Landscape Photography, we gave it a score of 76. Compared to scores of other cameras from the same class, Fujifilm X-A10 can be called a 76 model for this type of photography.

If the score of this model doesn’t impress you and you are still looking for a model that is better suited for Landscape Photography, we recommend you to check out our Top 10 Cameras for Landscape Photography.

Advantages:

  • Large APS-C (23.6 x 15.6 mm) sensor
  • Live View
  • RAW Support

Disadvantages:

  • Low resolution sensor (16 MP)
  • No Environmental Sealing
  • Bad Max Native ISO (6400)

Fujifilm X-A10 Detailed Specs

General
Brand Fujifilm
Model X-A10
Announced Dec 01, 2016
Body Type Rangefinder-style mirrorless
Lens
Manual Focus Yes
Lens Mount Fujifilm X
Number of Lenses 43
Focal Length Multiplier 1.5x
Macro Focus Range
Screen
Screen Type Tilting
Screen Size 3″
Screen Resolution 1,040k dots
Live View Yes
Touch Screen No
ViewFinder
ViewFinder
ViewFinder Resolution 0k dots
ViewFinder Coverage %
ViewFinder Magnification
Photography Features
Min Shutter Speed 30 s
Max Shutter Speed 1/4000 s
Continuous Shooting 6.0 fps
Shutter Priority Yes
Aperture Priority Yes
Manual Exposure Mode Yes
Exposure Compensation Yes
Custom White Balance Yes
Image Stabilization No
Built-in Flash Yes
Flash Range 5
Flash Modes Auto, flash on, flash off, slow synchro, rear-curtain synchro, commander
External Flash No
AE Bracketing Yes
WB Bracketing Yes
Exposure Modes
Multi-Segment Yes
Average Yes
Spot Yes
Partial No
AF-Area No
Center Weighted No
Sensor
Sensor Type CMOS
Sensor Size APS-C
Sensor Dimensions 23.6 x 15.6 mm
Sensor Area 368.16 mm2
Sensor Resolution 16.0 MP
Max Image Resolution 4896 x 3264
Max Native ISO 6,400
Max Boosted ISO 25,600
Min Native ISO 200
RAW Support Yes
AutoFocus
AF Touch No
AF Continuous Yes
AF Single Yes
AF Tracking Yes
AF Selective Yes
AF Center Yes
AF Multi Area Yes
AF Live View Yes
AF Face Detection Yes
AF Contrast Detection Yes
AF Phase Detection No
Number of Focus Points 49
Number of Cross Focus Points n/a
Video Features
Video Resolutions 1920 x 1080 (30p. 25p, 24p), 1280 x 720 (60p, 50p,24p)
Max Video Resolution 0 x 1080
Video Formats H.264
Microphone Port No
Headphone Port No
Connectivity
Wireless Connectivity Yes
HDMI Yes
USB USB 2.0
Physical
Environmental Sealing No
Water Proof No
Dust Proof No
Shock Proof No
Crush Proof No
Freeze Proof No
Weight 331 g
Physical Dimensions 117 x 67 x 40 mm
Battery Life 410 shots
Battery Type 410 shots
Battery Model NP-W126S
Other Features
Self Timer Yes
Timelapse Recording Yes
GPS
Storage Type SD/SDHC/SDXC card
Storage Slots 1

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